This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
<
[-]
Latest Threads
Pump and filter or is it all in one
Last Post: Cheltgirl
Today 04:31 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 13
Dark furry algae
Last Post: Gingerlove05
Today 04:10 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 25
grommit's (Brian)
Last Post: grommit
Today 04:03 PM
» Replies: 174
» Views: 3928
LED lights
Last Post: fr499y
Today 03:00 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 13
Aquarium Lights
Last Post: Risk4reward
Today 01:58 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 14
Cycling my 54L planted aquarium, need a little gui...
Last Post: Cheltgirl
Today 01:34 PM
» Replies: 20
» Views: 235
Betta Cube - WIP
Last Post: Cheltgirl
Today 01:30 PM
» Replies: 25
» Views: 272
Snails - damn snails
Last Post: Cheltgirl
Today 01:26 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 19
The Whole Shebang
Last Post: fr499y
Today 12:24 PM
» Replies: 40
» Views: 1179
Swamp Draining Itself!
Last Post: Vale!
Today 11:43 AM
» Replies: 23
» Views: 250
Marbled or Silver Hatchet Fish
Last Post: Mfisher
Today 10:35 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 63
My 60l aqarium
Last Post: Annie
Today 08:46 AM
» Replies: 34
» Views: 1262
Return To The Vale!odrome
Last Post: Vale!
Today 08:27 AM
» Replies: 62
» Views: 859
Redesigning tank
Last Post: Mfisher
Yesterday 09:16 PM
» Replies: 12
» Views: 195
Guilt Tank (continued)
Last Post: Vale!
Yesterday 07:17 PM
» Replies: 14
» Views: 408

Air pump for fish room
#1
Hi guys and girls,

You may have seen from my previous post I’m starting a discuss breeding project at home.

To get going I’m going to need 10 sponge filters.

Could anyone recommend a good air pump for this (the quieter the better)

Thanks
Reply
Thanks given by:
#2
[In case you're confused, I've deleted your duplicate thread!]
Reply
Thanks given by:
#3
its the bubbles that make the noise. Personally i would go with jet lifters ( more expensive ) but do a much better job.
Eheim pumps tend to be the way to go!

[Image: Tower.jpg]
Reply
Thanks given by:
#4
Cool I’ve not seen these before? Would they work well in a small breeding tank?
Reply
Thanks given by:
#5
Also is the airation from sponge filters not beneficial? Would that be lost using this kind?
Reply
Thanks given by:
#6
depends on 'small' Smile they work really well as they create finer bubbles, which make less noise and allow more water to flow up. Only downside is they are a bit more money ( without the sponges ). It's only my opinion but if i was setting up breeding tanks i would certainly opt for HMF filters with jet lifters.
Reply
Thanks given by:
#7
Thanks.

So to start with my set up s going to be 2 breeding tanks 24” x 18” x 12” then 2 grow out tanks 48” x 18” x 12”.

Would these work?
Reply
Thanks given by:
#8
yup!
Reply
Thanks given by:
#9
Cool I will look into them. See if I can get a good price.
Reply
Thanks given by:
#10
They don’t seem overly expensive, the only drawback I can see would be each needing their own power supply and extra energy usage.
Reply
Thanks given by:


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)